“You will recognize in their faces the beaming brightness of bliss.”
[Translation of the Holy Quran, Surrah Al-Mutaffifeen, 83: 24]
“Some faces, that day, will beam (in happiness), looking at their Lord!”
[Translation of the Holy Quran, Surrah, Qiyamah, 75: 22-23]
“The righteous will be amid gardens and springs. (They will be greeted), ‘Enter here in peace and security.’ And We shall remove from their hearts any lurking sense of injury. (They will be) brothers facing each other on thrones. There no sense of fatigue shall touch them, nor shall they (ever) be evicted.”
[Translation of the Holy Quran, Surrah, Hijr, 15: 45-48]
“Faces that day will be joyful – pleased with their striving – in a garden on high, where they shall hear no bad speech.”
[Translation of the Holy Quran, Surrah, Ghashiyah, 88: 8-11]
Abu Hurairah [ra] reported that the Prophet [saw] said:
“Allah, the Exalted and Glorious, created Adam in His own image with his length being sixty cubits. As He created him, He told him to greet that group (a party of angels sitting there) and listen to the response that they gave him, for it would form his greeting and that of his offspring. He then went away and said, ‘Peace be upon you!’ They (the angels) said, “May there be peace upon you and the mercy of Allah.” So all those who enter Jannah will be in the form of Adam, his length being sixty cubits. Then the people who followed him continued to diminish in size up to now.”
Abu Hurairah [ra] reported that the Messenger [saw] said:
“There will enter Jannah people whose hearts will be like those of the hearts of the birds.”
(This hadith beautifully sums up the qualities of the people of Jannah, just as the hearts of birds are free from every tint of jealousy, in the same way the hearts of the people of Jannah will e free from jealousy, rancor, deceit, and hatred. Secondly, just as birds are always alert and cautious of any danger, in the same way the hearts of the people of Jannah will also be wakeful. Thirdly, trust as the birds trust in Allah for their food, in the same way the people of Jannah will have complete trust in Allah regarding their sustenance, rather, their very existence.)
[Commentary of Abdul Hamid Siddiqi]
Sahl bin Sa’d [ra] narrated that the Prophet [saw] said:
“Seventy thousand or seven hundred thousand of my followers (the narrator is in doubt as to the correct number) will enter Jannah holding each other till the first and the last of them enter Jannah at the same time. Their faces will have a glitter like that of the moon at night when it is full.”
Sahl bin Sa’d [ra] reported that the Prophet [saw] said:
“Verily, 70,000 or 700,000 of my followers will enter Jannah altogether so that the first and the last of them will enter at the same time. Their faces will be a glittering like the bright full moon.”
Abu Hurairah [ra] narrated that the Prophet [saw] said:
“The first batch (of people) who will enter Jannah will be (glittering like the full moon, and the batch next to them will be (glittering) like the most brilliant star in the sky. Their hearts will be as the heart of a single man, for they will have neither enmity nor jealousy among themselves. Everyone will have two wives from the hooris (who will be so beautiful, pure and transparent that) the marrow of the bones of their legs will be seen through the bones and the flesh.”
Abu Hurairah [ra] reported that Allah’s Messenger [saw] said:
“The first group (of people) who will enter Jannah will be glittering like the moon when it is full. They will not spit or blow their noses or relieve nature. Their utensils will be of gold and their cups of gold and silver. In their censors, the aloe wood will be used, and their sweat will smell like musk. Everyone of them will have no enmity among themselves. Everyone of them shall have two wives. The marrow of the bones of the wives ‘legs will be seen through the flesh because of excessive beauty. They (the people of Jannah) will be neither have differences nor hatred among themselves. HTier hearts will be as one heart, and they will be glorifying Allah in the morning and in the evening.”
Abu Hurairah [ra] narrated that the Prophet [saw] said:
“The first batch (of people) who will enter Jannah will be (glittering) like a full moon, and those who will enter next will be glittering like the brightest star. Their hearts will be like the heart of a single man, for they will have two wives, each of whom will be so beautiful, pure and transparent that the marrow of the bones of their legs will be see through the flesh, they will be glorifying Allah in the morning and evening. They will never fall ill, blow their noses or spit. Their utensils will be of gold and silver and their cups will be of gold. The matte used in their censors will be the aloe wood, and their sweat will smell like musk.”
Abu Sa’eed Al-Khudri [ra] reported that the Prophet [saw] said:
“Jannah and Hellfire disputed together and Hellfire said, ‘In me are the mighty and haughty.’ Jannah said, ‘In me are the weak and the poor.’ So Allah judged between them (saying), ‘You are Jannah, My mercy. Through you and I show mercy to those I wish. And you are Hellfire, My punishment. Through you I punish those I wish, and it is incumbent upon Me that each of you shall have its full.’”
[Sahih al-Bukhari, Muslim and at-Tirmidhi]
Harithah ibin Wahb [ra] narrated that the Messenger of Allah [saw] said:
“May I tell you who the dwellers of Jannah are? (They are) every person who is considered weak and is despised, and who if he takes an oath of reliance upon Allah, will fulfill it. Now may I tell you who the people destined for Hell are? (they are) everyone who is ignorant, impertinent, proud and arrogant.”
[Sahih al-Bukhari and Muslim]
Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds. May Allah raise the rank of our master Muhammad (sallallahu ‘alahi wasallam) and his Ahl and Companions and protect his nation from that which he fears for it.
The One Who has the Godhood, which is the power to create the entities
The One Who has an abundance of mercy for the believers and the blasphemers in this world and exclusively for the believers in the Hereafter.
The One Who has an abundance of mercy for the believers.
The One with absolute Dominion, and the One Whose Dominion is clear of imperfection.
The One Who is pure from any imperfection and clear of children and adversaries.
The One Who is clear of every imperfection.
The One Who witnessed for Himself that no one is God but Him; and Who witnessed for His believers that they are truthful in their belief that no one is God but Him.
The One Who witnesses the saying and deeds of His creatures.
The Defeater Who is not defeated.
The One for Whom nothing happens in His dominion except what He willed.
The One Who is clear of the attributes of the creatures and of resembling them.
12. Al- Khaliq
The One Who brings everything from non-existence to existence.
The Creator Who has the Power to turn the entities from one state to another.
The One Who forms His creatures in different pictures.
The One Who forgives the sins of His slaves time and time again.
The Subduer Who has the perfect Power and is not powerless over anything.
The One Who is Generous in giving plenty without any return.
The One Who makes the Sustenance reach His slaves. Sustenance is everything that benefits, whether halal or haram.
The One Who opens for His slaves the closed worldly and religious matters.
The Knowledgeable; the One for Whom nothing is hidden from His Knowledge.
21-22. Al-Qabid, Al-Basit
The One Who constricts the sustenance by His Wisdom and expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.
23-24. Al-Khafid, Ar-Rafi^
The One Who lowers whomever He willed by His Destruction and raises whomever He willed by His Endowment.
25-26. Al-Mu^izz, Al-Mudhill
The One Who gives esteem to whomever He willed; hence there is no one to degrade him. The One Who degrades whomever He willed; hence there is no one to give him esteem.
The One Who Hears all things that are heard by His Eternal Hearing without an ear, instrument, or organ.
The One Who Sees all things that are seen by His eternal Sight without a pupil or any other instrument.
He is the Ruler, and His judgment is His Word.
The One Who is entitled to do what He does.
The One Who is kind to His slaves and endows upon them.
The One Who knows the truth of things.
The One Who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.
The One deserving the attributes of Exaltment, Glory, Extolement, and Purity from all imperfection.
The One Who forgives a lot.
The One Who gives ample reward for a little obedience.
The One Who is clear of the attributes of the creatures.
The One Who is greater in status than everything.
The One Who protects whatever and whomever He willed to protect.
The One Who has the Power.
The One Who gives the satisfaction.
The One Who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.
The One Who is clear of abjectness.
The One from Whom nothing is absent. Hence its meaning is related to the attribute of Knowledge.
The One Who answers the one in need if he asks Him and rescues the yearner if he calls upon Him.
The One Who is correct in His doings.
The One Who loves His believing slaves and His believing slaves love Him. His love to His slaves is His Will to be merciful to them and praise them: Hence its meaning is related to the attributes of the Will and Kalam (His attribute with which He orders and forbids and with which He spoke to Muhammad and Musa. It is not a sound, nor a language, nor a letter)
The One Who is with perfect Power, High Status, Compassion, Generosity, and Kindness.
The One Who resurrects His slaves after death for reward and/or punishment.
The One from Whom nothing is absent.
The One Who truly exists, i.e., the One Whose Existence is confirmed.
The One Who gives the satisfaction and is relied upon.
The One with the complete Power.
The One with extreme Power which is un-interrupted, and Who does not get tired.
The praised One Who deserves to be praised.
The One Who knows the count of things.
The One Who started the human being, that is, He created him.
The One Who brings back the creatures after death.
The One Who took out a living human from seminal fluid that does not have a soul. He quickens the dead by giving the souls back to the decayed bodies on the Resurrection Day and He makes the hearts alive by the light of knowledge.
The One Who renders the living dead.
The One Who is attributed with a life that is unlike our life and is not that of a combination of soul, flesh, and blood.
The One Who remains and does not end.
The Rich Who is never poor. AlWajd is Richness.
The One Who is Majid.
The One without a partner.
The Master Who is relied upon in matters and is resorted to in one’s needs.
The One Who is attributed with Power.
The One with the perfect Power from Whom nothing is withheld.
71-72. Al-Muqaddim, Al-Mu’akhkhir
The One Who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead whatever He wills and delays whatever He wills.
The One whose Existence is without a beginning.
The One whose Existence is without an end.
75-76. Adh-Dhahir, Al-Batin
The One above Whom nothing exists and underneath Whom nothing exists; hence He exists without a place. His Existence is obvious by proofs. He is clear of the delusions of bodily attributes.
The One Who owns things and manages them.
The One Who is clear of the attributes of the creation.
The One Who is kind to His creatures, Who covered them with His sustenance and specified whomever He willed among them by His support, protection, and special mercy.
The One Who grants repentance to whomever He willed among His creatures and accepts his repentance.
The One Who victoriously prevails over His enemies and punishes them for their sins. It may mean the One Who destroys them.
The One with wide forgiveness.
The One with extreme Mercy. The Mercy of Allah is His Will to endow upon whomever He willed among His creatures.
The One Who controls the dominion and gives dominion to whomever He willed.
85. Dhul-Jalal Wal-‘Ikram
The One Who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.
The One Who is Just in His judgment.
The One Who gathers the creatures on a day there is no doubt about, that is, the Day of Judgment.
The One Who does not need the creation.
The One Who satisfies the necessities of the creatures.
The Supporter Who protects and gives victory to His pious believers.
91-92. Ad -Darr, An-Nafi^
The One Who makes harm reach to whomever He willed and benefit to whomever He willed.
The One Who guides.
The One with Whose Guidance His believers were guided, and with Whose Guidance the living beings have been guided to what is beneficial for them and protected from what is harmful to them.
The One Who created the creation and formed it without any preceding example.
The One for Whom the state of non-existence is impossible.
The One Whose Existence remains.
The One Who guides.
The One Who does not quickly punish the sinners.
And Allah Ta’ala Knows Best
بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم
ALLAH Almighty says:
“When the Believers saw the Confederates, they said, ‘This is what ALLAH and His Messenger promised us. ALLAH and His Messenger told us the truth.’ It only increased them in faith and in submission.” (The Holy Quran 33:22)
“Those to whom people said: ‘The people great army have gathered against you, so fear them.’ But that merely increased their faith and they said: ‘ALLAH is enough for us and the best of Guardians.’ So they returned with blessings and bounty from ALLAH and no evil touched them. They pursued the pleasure of ALLAH. ALLAH’s favour is indeed immense.” (The Holy Quran 3:173-174)
“Put your trust in the Living who does not, die” (The Holy Quran 25:58) and the Almighty says, “So let the believers put their trust in ALLAH,”
“Then when you have reached a firm decision, put your trust in ALLAH.” (The Holy Quran 3:159)
“Whoever puts his trust in ALLAH ¬ He will be enough for him.” (The Holy Quran 65:3)
“The believers are those whose hearts tremble when ALLAH is mentioned, whose faith is increased when His Signs are mentioned to them, and who put their trust in their Lord.” (The Holy Quran 8:2)
Ibn ‘Abbas (R.A) said, “The Messenger of ALLAH, may ALLAH bless him and grant him peace, said, ‘All the nations were shown to me and I saw a Prophet with a small group, and a Prophet with one or two men, and a Prophet with no one at all. Then an enormous mass was shown to me and I thought that they were my community.
I was told, “This is Musa and his community, but look to the furthest horizon,” and there was an enormous mass. It was said to me, “This is your community. Among them are seventy thousand who will enter the Garden without reckoning or punishment.”‘ Then he got up and entered his house and the people discussed concerning those who would enter the Garden without reckoning or punishment. Some of them said, ‘Perhaps it is those who were with the Messenger of ALLAH,’ while others said, ‘Perhaps it is those who are born in Islam and do not associate anything with ALLAH,’ and they mentioned various things.
The Messenger of ALLAH came out to them and said, ‘What are you discussing?’ They told him and he said, ‘They are those who do not make charms or ask others for charms, and do not seek omens.
They trust in their Lord.’ ‘Ukkasha ibn Muhsin stood up and said, ‘Ask ALLAH to make me one of them.’ He said, ‘You are one of them.’ Then another man stood up and said, ‘Ask ALLAH to make me one of them.’ He said, “‘Ukkasha beat you to it.'” [Agreed upon]
Ibn ‘Abbas (R.A) reported that the Messenger of ALLAH (saw) used to say, “O ALLAH, I submit to you and I believe in you and I have relied on you and I turn to you and I have argued by you. I seek refuge with Your might, there is no god other than You, from Your misguiding me. You are the Living who does not die while jinn and men will all die.” [Agreed upon. This is the version in Muslim.]
‘Hazar Umar Bin Khitab (r.a) said, “I heard the Messenger of ALLAH (saw) say, “If you were to rely on ALLAH as He should be relied on, He would provide for you as He provides for the birds. They go out in the morning hungry and return in the evening full.” [at-Tirmidhi]
Abu ‘Umara al-Bara’ ibn ‘Azib reported that the Messenger of ALLAH (saw) said, “O so-and-so! When you retire to your bed, say, ‘O ALLAH, I submit myself to You and I have turned my face to You. I have entrusted my affair to You and taken shelter with You out of desire for You and fear of You. There is no shelter nor rescue from You except with You. I have believed in Your Book which You sent down and Your Prophet whom You sent.’ If you die during the night, you will die in natural submission, and if you are still alive in the morning, your morning will be good.“ [Agreed upon]
Anas reported that the Messenger of ALLAH (saw) said, “Whoever says, i.e. when he leaves his house, ‘In the name of ALLAH. I have relied on ALLAH and there is no power nor strength except by ALLAH’ will be told, ‘You have been guided, spared and protected,’ and Shaytan will be kept far from him.” [Abu Dawud, at-Tirmidhi, an-Nasa’i and others]
Abu Dawud added, “He, i.e. Shaytan, says to another shaytan, ‘How can you get at a man who has been guided, spared and protected?'”